This is an independent blog building station (for example, WordPress), a popular science course, about WordPress system Some of the most basic common sense, mainly for those unfamiliar with WordPress novice reading use, to help them complete the first independent blog installation and use. Familiar with the WordPress system veteran can ignore this article.
WordPress is one of the world's most famous free blog publishing platform, in the independent blog system has been ranked first in the use of the number. WordPress is based on the Php+mysql architecture, are free open-source software, almost all of the international virtual host support this architecture, build very simple.
WordPress is a very easy to install the independent blog system, known as "5-minute Installation", that is, in most environments, WordPress installation process only need five minutes, this is not false. The entire installation process is as follows:
1, download the installation package
Visit the installation package downloaded at http://wordpress.org/download. The downloaded file is extracted to a local directory. The compression package itself is not large, usually less than 1M capacity, currently the latest version of 2.3.3. There are WordPress Chinese language pack downloads in http://wordpress.org.cn.
2, Upload files
Upload all of the local WordPress uncompressed files to the server using the FTP software.
3. Create a Database
Use phpMyAdmin or other users in MySQL to create a MySQL database that is used to save WordPress data.
4. Run Setup program
The first time you run an uploaded file, The WordPress system detects whether there are wp-config.php in the root directory, if it does not exist, it will automatically go to the installed interface, the installation of the necessary information, such as the name of the blog, e-mail address, database name, database username and password, etc., according to the system prompts to go down, the last step of the installation work , you can get your WordPress username and password, of course, the system will automatically send the username and password to your email.
5, log in use
Well, now that the installation is complete, use the password provided by the system to log into the system backstage, you can manage this blog system. After landing, you can change your password to a password you like.
Second, the use
If installed is the Chinese version of WordPress, after the landing will see a very concise menu, including: Writing (write), Management (Manage), Comments (Comments), links (blogroll), themes (presentation), Plug-ins ( Plugins), User (users), settings (Options).
If the Chinese language pack is installed, this interface should be all Chinese, you can publish articles, edit and modify articles, delete comments, add links, select interface theme templates, activate Plug-ins, modify user passwords, set blog options and so on.
Even for any do not understand the programming, do not understand the web design of users, can also easily achieve a variety of WordPress personalized Blog interface, to achieve different personalized functions, this mainly through the theme and Plug-ins two major functions to achieve.
1. Theme (presentation)
WordPress Theme is the expansion of the WordPress interface display effect. Theme is placed in the WordPress themes directory, the use of different themes can be different interface, in the theme menu to choose your favorite interface, the entire blog interface will be changed to this new theme, wordpress system with the theme is not much, only four, But we can go to WordPress theme site Http://themes.wordpress.net there to find their favorite theme, currently WordPress has thousands of themes for everyone to choose to use. By using WordPress themes, WordPress can become a beautiful personalized platform.
2, Plug-ins (Plugins)
WordPress plugin is the extension of WordPress application function. Plugins are placed in the WordPress plugins directory, WordPress Plug-ins are also thousands of different functions can be completed, you can say you want almost all the features available to download the plugin, access to http://wordpress.org/ Extend/plugins can download the thousands of WordPress official plug-ins, to achieve a variety of customization or personalized functional requirements. By using WordPress plug-ins, WordPress becomes a highly personalized and powerful content management tool.
In general, WordPress is a very powerful mainstream independent blog platform, you can complete almost all the functions you want, a variety of third-party resources and applications are very rich, at present many well-known bloggers at home and abroad are using the WordPress system.